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Craft Critique Culture Conference

Craft Critique Culture is an interdisciplinary graduate conference focusing on the intersections of critical and creative approaches to writing both within and beyond the academy. This year’s conference will explore the boundaries that can both challenge and facilitate fluidity within interdisciplinary scholarship through an inquiry into transitions and transgressions. 

We are pleased to welcome a keynote presentation by Michael Awkward, professor of English at the University of Michigan. Awkward’s diverse work has continually explored transitory moments in African American culture, politics, and literature. His most recent book is Philadelphia Freedoms, a text that explores the legacy of racial trauma in his native Philadelphia. In Soul Covers and other works, he has constructed arguments that blend literature and popular culture, valuing intermedial connections over generic conventions.

This year's conference will be held on April 7–8 2017.

Friday, April 7 at 8:30am to 5:00pm

More dates through April 8, 2017

English-Philosophy Building
251 West Iowa Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa

Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Audience

Students, Alumni/Friends, Faculty/Staff, Graduate Students

Departments

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Department of English

General Interest

Arts Iowa, Art, Dance, Film, Writing, Diversity, Humanities

Website

http://uiowa.orgsync.com/org/ccc/home

Hashtag

##CCC2017 #transitionsandtransgressions

Contact Name

Diann Rozsa

Contact Email

Diann-Rozsa@uiowa.edu

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